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4.1 Criminal Justice System Process | ICCS Crimes Levels 02 & 03
4.1.1.3 Persons brought into Formal Contact for: Drug possession (ICCS 06011)
Total of Persons brought into Formal Contact with the Police and/or the criminal justice system for Drug possession, at the national level.
"FORMAL CONTACT" may include persons suspected, or arrested, or cautioned, for a criminal offence, at the national level.

[Sources: Data are provided by Member States through the United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS). Definition of “drug possession” is from the International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), p.63.]

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Antigua and Barbuda2019145 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas20181,666 
Barbados2018646 
Belize2019445 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil------ 
Canada201919,106 
Chile2018251 
Colombia201962,357 
Costa Rica2018985 
Dominica201999 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador2019252 
Grenada2019221 
Guatemala201995 
Guyana2019372 
Haiti------ 
Honduras------ 
Jamaica2018612 
Mexico201831,094 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama201939 
Paraguay20191,352 
Peru20175,040 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201987 
Saint Lucia2016147 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2019159 
Suriname2019451 
Trinidad and Tobago------ 
United States20191,351,500 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
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01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
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